Laura Bloomberg

Laura Bloomberg

Laura Bloomberg

Dean | Humphrey School of Public Affairs

Laura Bloomberg, Dean, Humphrey School of Public Affairs, has served since June 2017 after holding the position of associate dean for four years. Her research and published works focus on community-based leadership, program evaluation, public value creation, cross-cultural dialogue and educational policy. She has consulted on education policy initiatives in cities and countries around the globe, and has worked with several states, federal agencies, and indigenous nations to improve civic leadership and education systems across the United   States.  Bloomberg holds a bachelor’s degree in special education from St. Cloud State University, master’s degrees in psychometrics and educational psychology from Cornell University, and a PhD in educational policy and administration from the U of M.